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Date:
May 5, 2023
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Meet at the Chancellor House Site, Tour Stop 3. (45 minutes)
Location:

Chancellor House Site

Address:
8840 Elys Ford Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
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“Everybody was full of confidence”: The Origins of the Chancellorsville Campaign

Friday, May 5, 2023

This program will compare the experiences of the US and Confederate armies during the spring of 1863 and uncover the leadership decisions that brought them to Chancellorsville. Learn about the changes made by each army after the Battle of Fredericksburg, such as the creation of the US Bureau of Military Information, and the civilians who interacted with the armies, including enslaved people who responded to the newly released Emancipation Proclamation. (45 minutes, stationary, outdoors, visitors are welcome to bring a chair or blanket, wheelchair accessible)

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